The Meme Generation


  1. Full-time jobs in the United States–especially at major corporations–should be able to support a single full-time worker and their family. If it cannot, it’s un-American. If it cannot, it is exploitative. If it cannot, the company should be rejected as immoral. But no–we worship the dollar in this country, so it’s ok to ask someone to work 70 hours a week and then not give them crap for it.
  2. Monte Cristos for pennies on the dollar. It’s everything I’d dreamed of.

    Monte Cristos for pennies on the dollar. It’s everything I’d dreamed of.

  3. Guys. I feel like my whole life has led to this moment. I’ll make you proud.

    Guys. I feel like my whole life has led to this moment. I’ll make you proud.

  4. hookersorcake:

thefuzzydave:It puts da pudding on its skin or else filth-flarn-filth
By Justin Hager
This is our Mona Lisa. Our Piss Christ.

    hookersorcake:

    thefuzzydave:It puts da pudding on its skin or else filth-flarn-filth

    By Justin Hager

    This is our Mona Lisa. Our Piss Christ.

    (via hookersorcake)

  5. Wicked Good Ruby Conf

    In case you haven’t heard, I’m pleased and proud to announce Boston’s first Ruby conference, Wicked Good Ruby Conf, will be taking place this fall, October 12–13.

    We’ve already got a stellar lineup of speakers (Sandi Metz, Foy Savas, Matt Aimonetti, and others), and we’re looking to add more. 12 more, in fact, as we’ve recently added a second track to the conference.

    Are you new to speaking? An old pro? We want anyone and everyone who has something to say to send in a talk proposal. The RFP ends this Friday, so this is your last chance to speak in front of 300 attendees at Boston’s Seaport World Trade Center.

    Not interested in speaking, but you’d like to attend? Tickets are still available. And despite adding an entire second track, ticket prices have not changed. Register today!

  6. effyoufyi:

INT. NEWSPAPER EDITORIAL OFFICE, DAY

CIGAR-CHOMPING EDITOR. MACK. MY OFFICE.

"CRACKLIN’" MACKLIN REID. Chief?

CCE (Gesturing to a page on his desk). You want this in the evening edition?

"C"MR. I want it on the front page.

CCE. You got any idea what kind of trouble you’re getting yourself into, Mack? What kind of trouble you’re getting me into?

"C"MR (Unblinking stare.)

CCE. This one goes way up. All the way to the top. You naming selectmen here, Mack?

"C"MR. I’m gonna name the Selectman, Chief. The First Selectman.

CCE. Mack, I got a paper to run, here. A family paper. I can’t just print any—

"C"MR (Bringing his fist down onto the desk). Dammit, Chief, this is what the papers are for! We’re gonna get right to the bottom of this thing, the gut, the sewer, we’re gonna find the dirt, and we’re gonna expose the sonofabitch who—

CCE. Mack, Mack. Mack. How long we known each other, Mack?

"C"MR. Chief, I don’t wanna—

CCE. Long enough that you know I’m just lookin’ out for you, here. This sort of thing—this is the sort of thing that gets a man kicked off his desk. Just for… what?

"C"MR. For the roads, Chief. For the drivers. For a traffic routing system of the people, by the people, and for the people.

CCE. I’ll print it, Mack. But when they come looking for someone to pin this on—

"C"MR. Just tell them to follow the first open road to my door.

SCENE

    effyoufyi:

    INT. NEWSPAPER EDITORIAL OFFICE, DAY

    CIGAR-CHOMPING EDITOR. MACK. MY OFFICE.

    "CRACKLIN’" MACKLIN REID. Chief?

    CCE (Gesturing to a page on his desk). You want this in the evening edition?

    "C"MR. I want it on the front page.

    CCE. You got any idea what kind of trouble you’re getting yourself into, Mack? What kind of trouble you’re getting me into?

    "C"MR (Unblinking stare.)

    CCE. This one goes way up. All the way to the top. You naming selectmen here, Mack?

    "C"MR. I’m gonna name the Selectman, Chief. The First Selectman.

    CCE. Mack, I got a paper to run, here. A family paper. I can’t just print any—

    "C"MR (Bringing his fist down onto the desk). Dammit, Chief, this is what the papers are for! We’re gonna get right to the bottom of this thing, the gut, the sewer, we’re gonna find the dirt, and we’re gonna expose the sonofabitch who—

    CCE. Mack, Mack. Mack. How long we known each other, Mack?

    "C"MR. Chief, I don’t wanna—

    CCE. Long enough that you know I’m just lookin’ out for you, here. This sort of thing—this is the sort of thing that gets a man kicked off his desk. Just for… what?

    "C"MR. For the roads, Chief. For the drivers. For a traffic routing system of the people, by the people, and for the people.

    CCE. I’ll print it, Mack. But when they come looking for someone to pin this on—

    "C"MR. Just tell them to follow the first open road to my door.

    SCENE

  7. (via chainsawsuit by kris straub - a great day to still be alive)
  8. Broad necked root borer

    http://www.whatsthatbug.com/2010/07/07/female-broad-necked-root-borer-2/

  9. It’s about 2.5 inches long. The pointy thing at the back extends in and out. When it’s in, you can’t see it at all. Extended, it’s about 0.75 inches.

    It’s about 2.5 inches long. The pointy thing at the back extends in and out. When it’s in, you can’t see it at all. Extended, it’s about 0.75 inches.

  10. lefauxfrog:

“The Bruins are coming!”
(Illustration courtesy of Boston artist Joanne Kaliontzis with a nod to John Singleton Copley.

    lefauxfrog:

    “The Bruins are coming!”

    (Illustration courtesy of Boston artist Joanne Kaliontzis with a nod to John Singleton Copley.

  11. 16.00 EB? Exabytes? Yeah…force quit.

    16.00 EB? Exabytes? Yeah…force quit.

  12. Ooh, this one really hits its stride around the 29-minute mark.

  13. Rating and reviewing over 6 hours of live performances of the same fan-recorded-yet-not-officially-recorded-and-released song so you don’t have to and maybe also because I have a problem.

    Rating and reviewing over 6 hours of live performances of the same fan-recorded-yet-not-officially-recorded-and-released song so you don’t have to and maybe also because I have a problem.

  14. Oh, CNN. You’re just darling.

    Oh, CNN. You’re just darling.

  15. Sometimes this happens and then I can’t even remember what my original request was.

    Sometimes this happens and then I can’t even remember what my original request was.